The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

The University of St. Thomas has maintained continuous accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1916. Institutional accreditation by the HLC, also known as regional accreditation, provides assurance to prospective students and other constituents that course credits and degrees earned from the institution meet quality standards of higher education.

For additional information, questions or concerns please contact Lucy L. Payne.

Lucy L. Payne, Ph. D.
Accreditation Liaison Officer
(651) 962-4811


The Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation